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  Erik McGregor/Sipa via AP Images Health-care justice advocates and other grassroots groups gather outside Trump Tower to protest against President Trump's pledge to repeal the Affordable Care Act.  This is the second part of a two-part article. Part...
From: The American Prospect | By: Paul Starr | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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The prospect of cutbacks has led to agitation and activism in California's largely agricultural Central Valley, with relatively high poverty rates and a significant number of Trump voters....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ana B. Ibarra and Heidi de Marco | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes held a news conference on information obtained by his committee.
From: The Atlantic | By: Candice Norwood | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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With GOP leaders in need of votes, Trump reopened negotiations with the House Freedom Caucus to save the Obamacare repeal.
From: The Atlantic | By: Russell Berman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A vote on the Republican health care plan in the House is scheduled for Thursday. Some very conservative Republicans say they'll vote against it.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Paul Ryan has dreamed of slashing Medicaid since his keg-party days — and that blithe hostility is widespread
From: Salon.com | By: Chauncey DeVega | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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David Greene speaks with Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold of Texas. He originally didn't like the GOP health care bill, but has changed his position after meeting with the president.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Republican Sen. Cory Gardner spoke on behalf Judge Neil Gorsuch at his confirmation hearing this week. Steve Inskeep speaks with Gardner about Gorsuch and the health care vote in the House.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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President Trump and top House Republicans are working to secure the votes needed to pass the GOP health care bill in the countdown to a scheduled vote in the House Thursday.
From: NPR | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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This post It’s Time to Kill “Obamacare Lite” appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman shows you why “Obamacare Lite” must die tomorrow if America has any chance of returning to fiscal sanity. The time for half-measures is over. Read...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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The president wants to convert the GOP into a “worker’s party” for voters of all races. But it may be too late.
From: The Atlantic | By: Ronald Brownstein | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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In light of Tomi Lahren's abortion controversy, conservatives have finally noticed their own media exploits them
From: Salon.com | By: Matthew Sheffield | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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A CEO actually learns from mistakes.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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As moderate House Republicans scrambled to shore up support for their ObamaCare replacement bill Wednesday night, Health and Human Services secretary Tom Price told Fox News that the legislation would let Americans "to the kind of coverage that they...
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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With the chamber set to vote on Thursday, conservatives said a Republican measure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act still lacked support.
From: New York Times | By: ROBERT PEAR and THOMAS KAPLAN | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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We Gotta Talk to Each Other. Wednesday I blogged The Ship of State is Taking on Water. This morning vtdigger.org was kind enough to run the post. The mainly civil thread of comments it attracted makes me very hopeful that we can steady the ship by talking...
From: Fractals of Change | By: Tom Evslin | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A President who peddles falsehoods and dabbles in conspiracy confronts the challenge of governing in reality...
From: Time | By: Michael Scherer | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Mo’ money, mo’ Trumpcare problems: The outlook for the American Health Care Act doesn’t look promising. For one, Jordan Weissmann writes, even with an $85 billion tax credit increase added to the proposed legislation, lower-income older consumers...
From: Slate | By: Molly Olmstead | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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While Trump’s nominee was on Capitol Hill trying to appear in the mainstream, SCOTUS ruled he may be more extreme
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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How the first daughter can get her dad to listen.
From: Politico | By: (Bill Scher) | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Not every House Republican will be able to parachute into a safe district afterward.
From: Politico | By: Kevin Robillard | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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From: Politico | By: Dan Diamond | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Texans on both sides of the political spectrum say the Lone Star State is not going to fare well under GOP plans to replace the Affordable Care Act....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Ashley Lopez, KUT | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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“It’s challenging to see how it would not … jeopardize the entire [Medicaid] program,” a top health official said....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Anna Gorman | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Workers dreaming of early retirement are getting the jitters as Washington debates replacing the Obama-era health care law with a system that could be a lot more expensive for many older Americans.
From: Denver Post | By: The Associated Press | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Under the guise of "reform," Republicans are trying to destroy safety regulations for American workers
From: Salon.com | By: Elizabeth Grossman, In These Times | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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President Trump invited 15 moderate lawmakers to the White House on Tuesday to persuade them to vote for the Republican bill to replace Obamacare. The president positioned himself in a large chair by the Oval Office’s fireplace, flanked by House Majority...
From: Time | By: Sam Frizell and Zeke J Miller | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Tomi Lahren has always seemed like a too on-the-nose parody of a conservative media star. Where others were tan, blonde, and young, Lahren is bronzed, platinum, and literally 24. On her nightly show on Glenn Beck’s the Blaze TV, her commentary wasn’t...
From: Double X | By: Ruth Graham | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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With a shrewdly calculated innocence, Judge Neil Gorsuch told a big fat lie at his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. Because it was a lie everyone expected, nobody called it that.
From: Denver Post | By: E.J. Dionne Jr. | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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House Republicans’ latest plan to repeal Obamacare would give states flexibility in managing their Medicaid programs, but also some difficult decisions to make....
From: Kaiser Health News | By: Phil Galewitz | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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From: Washington Monthly | By: Nancy LeTourneau | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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House Intelligence Committee chair Devon Nunes, who is a huge Trump ally who helped Trump on his transition, has just gone public with what appears to be blockbuster news: US intelligence picked up communications involving the Trump transition. While...
From: AmericaBlog | By: John Aravosis | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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According to the Heritage Foundation—who oppose the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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According to the Heritage Foundation—which opposes the GOP replacement bill—the market should rule all and there should be Netflix for doctors.
From: The Atlantic | By: Olga Khazan | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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More than 1,200 people have shared their abortion stories through words and video since the 1 in 3 Campaign began five years ago. The post Abortion Storytellers Gather as Anti-Choice Gorsuch Gets Senate Hearing appeared first on Rewire....
From: RH Reality Check | By: Michelle D. Anderson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“You can’t build a health-care network and a safety net and a robust family planning program if you’re trying to contract with people who have never done the work before and who have no experience doing it,” Blake Rocap, legislative counsel at...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Teddy Wilson | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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This post The Truth About Trump’s “Skinny Budget” appeared first on Daily Reckoning. David Stockman shows you why Trump’s “skinny budget” will end up blasting a hole in the actual budget. Ready for “fiscal carnage?” Read on... The post...
From: The Daily Reckoning | By: David Stockman | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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House Republicans are poised to vote on legislation to repeal and replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act, despite ongoing opposition from hard-line conservatives.
From: NPR | By: Susan Davis | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Leading a wave, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott even suggests states should ban cities from having regulatory powers
From: Salon.com | By: Amanda Marcotte | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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FBI and NSA chiefs verify a Russia probe and refute the president's claims
From: Salon.com | By: Michael Winship, BillMoyers.com | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Yucca Mountain is back, and Nevadans are not happy.
From: The Atlantic | By: Sarah Zhang | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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A problem with stripping away minimum benefit rules is that the whole idea of “health insurance” starts to become murky.
From: New York Times | By: MARGOT SANGER-KATZ | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A Hawaii lawmaker who says she was pressured to give up her leadership post at the statehouse after criticizing President Donald Trump resigned Wednesday from the Republican Party....
From: Fox News | Thursday, March 23, 2017
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A complicated figure’s death, the DHS electronics ban, a health-care ultimatum, and more.
From: The Atlantic | By: Rosa Inocencio Smith | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The U.S.’s relatively high infant mortality rate is one of the darkest stains on the nation’s public-health record. Compared to babies in other wealthy nations, infants in the U.S. are far less likely to make it to their first birthdays—in 2010,...
From: Slate | By: Christina Cauterucci | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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The young media outlet openly sided with President Trump's campaign, now they have access to the State Department
From: Salon.com | By: Taylor Link | Tuesday, March 21, 2017
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"Virtually every case of voter fraud I can remember in my lifetime was committed by Democrats,” Steven Curtis said
From: Salon.com | By: Sophia Tesfaye | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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Republican leaders have repeatedly blasted Obamacare for having sky-high deductibles that leave consumers unable to afford a doctor's visit.
From: CNN | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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“There is evidence that … is very much worthy of investigation” of collusion between Trump’s campaign and Russia, the Democratic vice chair of the House intelligence committee tells Meet the Press Daily.
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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